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How to Attach a Boogie Board Cord

How to Attach a Boogie Board Cord

If surfing isn't your thing or is too difficult, boogie boarding might be easier to handle. Attaching a cord to the board is a necessity so you don't lose it in the water. By using a double overhand knot, you can be ready to ride the waves in no time.
Photo Montage Programs

Photo Montage Programs

A Montage is a photo made of up parts of other photos.pile de photo image by WSC from Fotolia.comPhoto montages are illustrations or photos, created by cutting and joining a number of images to create one unique work of art. Photography and its digital programs have taken the creative...
How to Make a Bobbin Lace Pillow

How to Make a Bobbin Lace Pillow

Making bobbin lace requires a lace-making pillow. A cookie or mushroom style pillow, or rounded dome, works very well for many types of bobbin lace, especially those with angles or doilies. This is a good choice for a beginner bobbin lace pillow and can be made at home with only basic supplies, allo
How to make a Pair of Silver Spiral Earrings

How to make a Pair of Silver Spiral Earrings

Easy to follow tutorial on how to make your own Silver Spiral Earrings.
How to Make a Craft Memo Board

How to Make a Craft Memo Board

An organized work space makes it easy for your to be productive, not to mention it just looks nicer than a cluttered one. A crafted memo board is an easy way to keep a work space organized while also adding a touch of personality to the space. Craft your own memo board to create a place where you ca
How to Block a Cowl

How to Block a Cowl

Cowls are knitted tubes you wear around your neck in place of a scarf. Some cowls are short, reaching only from your collarbones to your chin, while others are long and can be pulled up over your head to keep your ears warm. When you finish knitting a cowl, particularly a lacy one with points on the
How to Make Fabric Sunflowers

How to Make Fabric Sunflowers

Sunflowers, with their large, colorful heads, are a favorite flower for summer and fall bouquets. They are available in colors ranging from white through various shades of yellow, orange and red, though yellow is the most widely seen. Recreate nature's beauty by making fabric sunflowers to display i
Video: Tips on Decorating for Thanksgiving

Video: Tips on Decorating for Thanksgiving

Video Transcript I'm going to show you how to add some festive decorations to your Thanksgiving day. The last group of decorations, we're going to cover, is what I call the tidbits. These are very small. They're usually a design to kind of put the accents or the finishing touches on...
How to Make a Crocheted Baby Blanket With Satin Trim

How to Make a Crocheted Baby Blanket With Satin Trim

Crocheting a blanket makes a thoughtful and comforting gift for a young toddler or baby. Even for an infant, a blanket can offer a sense of security. Baby blankets can be made in various shapes and sizes and can easily be customized for your specific skill level. Any type of yarn and size of crochet
How to Make My Teen Daughter a Bumblebee Costume

How to Make My Teen Daughter a Bumblebee Costume

A bumblebee costume may be the perfect costume for Halloween or an upcoming party. This costume is appropriate for all ages and genders, including your teenage daughter. Assemble your bumblebee costume using items you purchase at your local craft store and items you already have in your home. Creati
Trimming a Wick on an Oil Lamp for the Best Lighting

Trimming a Wick on an Oil Lamp for the Best Lighting

Oil lamps may be viewed as antiquated in today's high-tech world, but many people use these lamps as emergency lighting and for the old-fashioned ambience they provide. It is important to properly maintain an oil lamp to receive the best lighting quality. Properly trimming a lamp's wick -- both when
Boat Building With Hand Tools

Boat Building With Hand Tools

An in depth look at why you might lay down the power tools and pick up the hand tools in your next boat building adventure. Power tools in boat building are usually required and there ...
DIY Hanging Basket

DIY Hanging Basket

Make your own hanging wicker basket to store a variety of items. Keep fresh fruit, potpourri, hair accessories or any other items in your hanging basket, keeping them out of the way and freeing up valuable drawer or cupboard space for other things. Hang the basket from the ceiling, or decrease the r
How to Tie Off a Cord Necklace to the Clasp

How to Tie Off a Cord Necklace to the Clasp

When making jewelry, there are many ways to finish off the necklace with the clasp. One of the simplest techniques is to tie off a cord necklace to the clasp using an overhand knot. Make sure you leave enough cording to tie your knot. After you make the knot, secure the knot with beading glue if you
How to Make Mason Jars Look Like Milk Glass

How to Make Mason Jars Look Like Milk Glass

Mason jars, used in home canning, are usually made of transparent glass. However, they can be painted white to give them the appearance of more expensive and rare milk glass. They can be painted on the inside or the outside, depending on how they will be used. Jars that are painted on the inside ret
January Crafts for Kids to Make

January Crafts for Kids to Make

A candle can be held in a candle holder made entirely out of ice.candle image by Amjad Shihab from Fotolia.comJanuary is associated with many things, like new beginnings and cold weather. Many kids are still on holiday break when January starts, so they need projects to keep them...
Video: How to Crochet a Simple Ribbed Shawl

Video: How to Crochet a Simple Ribbed Shawl

Video Transcript Hi I'm Cassandra Allen-Brown from Bags by Cab-Yarn Shoppe bagsbycab.com, and today I'm going to teach you how to crochet a simple ribbed shawl. With a ribbed shawl it is important to start with whatever your favorite yarn is and then on this one I have an acrylic and I...
How to Use a Diamond Tester

How to Use a Diamond Tester

Diamond testers are electronic testers which convert the thermal conductivity of the stone into readable data. A diamond tester will normally tell you whether the stone is a diamond (a positive or negative results) and also provide a reading to easily identify the purity of a diamond. Diamonds have
How to Make a Paper Vase Bouquet

How to Make a Paper Vase Bouquet

A paper flower bouquet can brighten up any room and makes an eye-catching table decoration for occasions such as parties, holidays and weddings. Younger crafters can enjoy making simple flowers and decorating their own vases, while adults can make elegant bouquets using scrapbooking supplies and art